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Paul Hasselkuß

Areas of Work and Interest

  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Wittgenstein

Higher Education

2016 ‑ 20 Master of Arts in Philosophy,

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
2012 ‑ 16 Bachelor of Arts in Philosophie & History of Arts,
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf


  • Forthcoming 2021. „Wittgensteins Begriff der Familienähnlichkeit. Interpretationen von 1960 bis heute.“ In Wittgenstein und die Philosophiegeschichte, edited by Dennis Sölch and Bernard Ritter. Freiburg: Verlag Karl Alber. (with Markus Schrenk)

Employment History

2020 ‑ present Research Fellow, Department for Philosophy,
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
2016 ‑ 2020 Graduate Assistant and Tutor, Department for Philosophy,
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
2014 ‑ 2016 Student Assistant and Tutor, Department for Philosophy
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Recent Talks

2019 „Are Computer-Assisted-Proofs Really Complex?“
Strasbourg, 30th Novembertagung on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics
2019 „Differences and Similarities in the Notion of Family Resemblance“
Sofia, 130 years Ludwig Wittgenstein: 1889-2019
2019 „Computers and the King’s New Clothes. Remarks on Two Objections against Computer Assisted Proofs in Mathematics“
Prague, 6th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology (CLMPST)
2019 „Are Computer-Assisted-Proofs Really Complex? Complexity, Simplicity And Insight In Mathematics“ 
Bonn, Simplicities & Complexities
2019 „Konzeptionen von Sprache und Wahrheit bei Nietzsche und Wittgenstein“ 
Düsseldorf, Wittgenstein und die Philosophiegeschichte
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